Events

Thursday, August 13

MV African American Film Festival

After extensive consultation with all of our partners we have decided to postpone the 2020 MVAAFF and pivot the festival to Oct. 6 to 10 in Denver, CO. The...

Virtual 5K Race for Jabberwocky

Join us on Aug. 13 to 17 to run, walk, or roll 5K to support Camp Jabberwocky and the Amity Island Running Club. Amity Island Running Club has teamed up...

Virtual Exhibit: Sensational Art from Vineyard Artists

Featuring the work of Marston Clough, Nancy Shaw Cramer, Kate Feiffer, Barbara Kassel, Gwen Adams Norton and Sandy Pimentel. Each artist is exhibiting one...

Virtual Event
Outdoor Yoga

Led by Lorrane Menezes of Yoga on the Vine. Advance registration required.

Virtual Yoga

Lead by Founder and Director of Yoga at The Yard, Mollie Doyle.

Yoga on the Beach

Outdoors Yoga with Rachel Elion Baird. Greet the morning on beautiful Lobsterville Beach. Full body breathing and asana postures are structured with care to...

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck by those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Felix Neck Nature Adventures

This summer we are able to offer unique experiences exploring the Sanctuary with groups of up to 9 people* and a personal naturalist guide. With expeditions...

Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Quests

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the pond’s people, places...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond Monday through Friday at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover...

MV Sharks Drop-In Clinic

Mac Curran, a member of the sharks for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 season and the all-time appearance leader for the Sharks, also was bullpen coach in 2018-2019...

Mornings on the Farm

Camp may be cancelled but summer is not. Visit the farm and help care for your animal friends in these weekly sessions that run Monday through Friday...

Virtual Yoga

Led by Sherry Sidoti. Ms. Sidoti’s vision is to provide a warm and welcoming environment for the teachings of yoga to find us in our everyday lives. Sherry...

Cape Pogue Kayak & Safari

Explore Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge by kayak discovering our pristine waters and the life within alongside a natural history guide. All kayak levels welcome....

Family Guided Kayak Tours

Accompany a Felix Neck naturalist for an adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the...

"Regatta Day" by Marjorie Mason

Vineyard Landscapes - The 2020 Collection by one of the Vineyard's favorite landscape artists, Marjorie Mason. Up daily all summer.

Art Installation: Now

The art installation named NOW! will be on view at the MV Museum through the month of August. A commentary about our current circumstances with the...

Artist Exhibition

Featuring Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, Judith Howells, Anna Finnerty, Nancy Walton, Anne Grandin and Margaret Emerson.

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour & Refuge Safari

Explore the only wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick by open-air, over-sand vehicle as you trek to the remote Cape Pogue Light. Learn the local and natural...

Sunset Paddle in Menemsha

There is no better way to see the beauty Martha’s Vineyard than by paddle board. Our guides are very knowledgable and passionate about the Island and will...

Entrance to the Island Folk Pottery Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the 1/4 mile trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical sculptures. A great...

Supportive Day Zoom Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts weekly programs offering: music, exercise, conversation and socializing. For an invite and information call or...

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

Virtual Art Class for Kids: Pastels

Join us via Zoom as Heather instructs kids ages 7 to 14 how to use pastels. Some pastels will be available for pickup via curbside.

10am
Virtual Event
Architectural Walking Tour

Starting at The Carnegie, this 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the Village...

Art Show: Sail in to Summer

Annual group show of new works by Peter Batchelder, Adam Waimon, Theresa Girard, Teek Eaton-Koch, Adair Peck, John Holladay, Frauke Klatt, Peggy Turner...

Camp Ground Walking Tours

The 150 year old colorful gingerbread cottages are a must-see in Oak Bluffs. Join a guided walking tour today through the beautiful grounds of the MVCMA....

Museum Docent Tour

Our trained docents are ready to take your family on a tour of the outdoor campus this summer. You must sign up for a tour at least 48 hours in advance....

Virtual Craft Class for Kids

Join us via Zoom for this crafty kids class. Heather will instruct kids ages 7 to 14 on various crafts throughout the summer.

11am
Virtual Event
Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour & Refuge Safari

Explore the only wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick by open-air, over-sand vehicle as you trek to the remote Cape Pogue Light. Learn the local and natural...

Edgartown Harbor Front Walking Tour

This 45-minute tour begins at The Carnegie and highlights three of Vineyard Trust’s iconic maritime properties, the Osborne Wharf Building, Norton Boathouse...

Farmer for a Day

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun. Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Knitting on the Porch

Join us for a leisurely afternoon of conversation, knitting, crocheting and other handmade crafts. Bring your own supplies. All are welcome.

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour & Refuge Safari

Explore the only wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick by open-air, over-sand vehicle as you trek to the remote Cape Pogue Light. Learn the local and natural...

Literary Edgartown Walking Tour

Discover Edgartown’s literary heritage from Herman Melville and Frederick Douglass to Oompa Loompas and a big red dog in a two-hour walking tour hosted by...

Museum Docent Tour

Our trained docents are ready to take your family on a tour of the outdoor campus this summer. You must sign up for a tour at least 48 hours in advance....

Author Event: Thomas Dresser

Island historian Thomas Dresser offers a book talk on his latest publication, The Rise of Tourism on Martha’s Vineyard. Now known as a resort community and...

Try Your Hand at Sign Language

No experience necessary. Weekly sign language lessons repeat and air 3 times each on MVTV Channel 13 on MV Signs Then & Now: Saturdays 9 a.m., Tuesdays 7:30...

Guided Paddle Board Tour

There is no better way to see the beauty Martha’s Vineyard than by paddle board. Our guides are very knowledgable and passionate about the Island and will...

Mobile Farmers Market

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with affordable produce and eggs grown on the Island. Our mission is to expand healthy food access for all in our...

Writing Workshop: The Young Ones - How to Write Young Adult Fiction

The Outsiders. The Hate U Give. Walk into any bookstore and you will find an exciting array of young adult fiction that covers every genre—from contemporary...

Summer Speaker Series: Summer Birding

Join us for a meditative birding experience with Saskia Vanderhoop of Sassafras Earth Education. Following a brief introduction over Zoom, we will put away...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Yana A Klimova

The purpose is not to seek some some exotic magic plant form the Himalayas, but to look around our own environment, learn about local plants, and develop a...

7pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Book Club

This month's book is Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson. Email oakbluffslibrary@gmail.com for zoom link.

7pm
Virtual Event
Summer Institute Speaker: Mitch Landrieu

How Cities Will Lead: Climate Change, Resilience & Equity. Mitch Landrieu served for 16 years in the Louisiana House of Representatives, two terms as...

Built on Stilts Festival

The Built on Stilts Dance Festival is comprised of work by members of the Vineyard Community and professional performing artists from the island and beyond. ...

Summer Drive-In: Groundhog Day

Introduced by Bill Murray. This is the film that's so good, such a classic, that you find yourself watching it over and over—and over again. Television...

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of laughter with some of your favorite African American comedians on the "circuit".

Thursday, August 13